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  • Make sure you have a competitive edge when you apply for a job. First impressions matter but it is also essential to have the right skills and be up-to-date on your CPD. Our experts set out the key things you should consider in order to give yourself the best possible chance to win that dream ...
  • RIBA Future Trends monitors the employment and business trends affecting the architectural profession.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.